Amanda Sourry

President, Unilever North America & Head of Global Customer Development

Amanda became President of Unilever’s Foods category and a member of the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE) on 1 October 2015.

Prior to this, Amanda was responsible for Unilever’s global hair business, following her role as Executive Vice President and Chairman of Unilever UK and Ireland. She has also led Unilever’s global Spreads and Dressings categories. Amanda has extensive marketing and general management experience, mainly in North America where she worked for 17 years, ultimately as Senior Vice President Unilever US Foods. She has lived and worked in the UK, Belgium, US and Australia.

Amanda has been a Vice Chair of the Advertising Association in the UK and was a member of the UK Government's Ecosystems Market Taskforce. She has also previously represented Unilever in the UK on the IGD Policy Issues Council, the Food & Drink Federation Executive Committee and the CBI President's Committee.

Amanda has been a Non-Executive Director of PHV Corp since 2016.

Amanda has an MA from the University of Cambridge in Modern and Medieval Languages.

History

  • 2018: President North America and Head of Global Customer Development
  • 2016: Non-Executive Director PHV Corp.
  • 2015: Appointed President, Foods
  • 2014: EVP Global Hair
  • 2010: EVP and Chairman, Unilever UK & Ireland
  • 2009: EVP Global Spreads and Dressings